Professor Deidre Brown (Ngapuhi, Ngati Kahu)
Deidre Brown is Head of the School of Architecture at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her teaching and research interests are in the fields of Māori and Pacific architectural and art history, and the broader discipline of indigenous design.
Professor Michael Feener
R. Michael Feener is Professor of Cross-Regional Studies at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University, and an Associate Member of the History Faculty at the University of Oxford. He is currently also Director of the Maritime Asia Heritage Survey: https://
Dr Mikel Landa
Mikel Landa is an architect and a specialist in wooden architecture, heritage conservation and cultural landscapes. He is a lecturer at the School of Architecture of the University of Navarra in Spain and President of the ICOMOS International Wood Committee.
Elizabeth Lee is a cultural heritage professional currently serving as the Vice President of Programs and Development at CyArk. Originally trained as an archaeologist, she has extensive experience in working with foreign governments, local communities and UNESCO.
Professor Trevor H.J. Marchand
Trevor Marchand is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at SOAS. Trained as an architect and anthropologist, his subject expertise is in space, place and architecture; craft knowledge; and skill learning and apprenticeship.
Professor Rawiwan Oranratmanee
Rawiwan Oranratmanee is Professor of Architecture at Chiang Mai University in Thailand. Her subject expertise is in vernacular architecture, tourism management and cultural heritage preservation, especially in relation to southeast Asia.
Dr Marcia Sant'Anna
Marcia Sant’Anna is an architect based at the Faculty of Architecture at the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil. Her areas of expertise are in conservation and heritage management, urbanism, and Brazilian architectural heritage, including vernacular architecture.
Dr Jorge Tomasi
Jorge Tomasi is an architect and anthropologist based at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (National Scientific and Technical Research Council) in Argentina. His research interests are in the relationship between anthropology and architecture and the traditional architecture of Argentina and Latin America more generally.